Friday, October 31, 2008
$35,000 for Shriners Hospitals for Children
Glanbia Foods donates $35,000 to Shriners Hospital
By Ag Weekly
Glanbia Foods representatives (standing behind check) from left, Shawn Athay, vice president of human resources and organizational development, and Peggy Watland, executive and public relations administrator, present a $35,000 check to Board of Governor representatives of Shriners Hospital for Children in Salt Lake City.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - Representatives from Glanbia Foods, presented a check for $35,000 to Shriners Hospitals for Children - Salt Lake City during a recent Shriners Board of Governors meeting. The money will be used to make much-needed improvements to the hospital’s parent lounge and laundry room, making them more comfortable and functional.
Glanbia employees overwhelmingly selected Shriners Hospitals for Children as their charity of choice. The company plans to make a similar donation in 2009 to renovate the hospital’s four parent suites.
Glanbia Foods, the nation’s largest American-style cheese manufacturer and one of the largest whey ingredient producers with operations in Twin Falls, Gooding and Richfield. Glanbia employees over 600 people in southern Idaho.
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